Caprica

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Caprica is a short run science fiction television series, created by Ronald D. Moore and David Eick, that aired on SyFy in 2010.[1]

Plot

Caprica follows the lives of Joseph Adama (Esai Morales) and Daniel Graystone (Eric Stoltz), as they both deal with the loss of daughters who were killed in a terrorist attack. Graystone. a computer genius who has amassed great wealth, is the inventor of the Holoband, a virtual reality platform that can be worn as a headset. Graystone’s daughter Zoe, who was also brilliant with computers, had created an almost perfect copy of her mind and personality and put it into an avatar in the Holoband. Brought together by their common grief, Graystone turns to Adama for his help in securing a body that Zoe’s avatar can inhabit in the real world.[2]

Transhumanist Elements

An article on Sentient Developements states that the series; "will touch upon many topics near and dear to transhumanists, including artificial intelligence, whole brain emulation, consciousness transfer, virtual reality and even immortality."[3]

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